As Temperatures Climb, AAA Warns about the Dangers of Hot Cars

BOISE –  Temperatures are rising across the Gem State, and AAA reminds parents to bring their children with them into air-conditioned buildings to prevent the risk of heatstroke.  On average, a child dies every seven days from being left in a hot car, and these tragedies are almost always preventable. “A car interior can heat …

2021 Lexus LX 570

The Lexus LX is basically a dressed-up version of the Toyota Land Cruiser. It’s an old-school SUV with truck-like body-on-frame construction and has serious off-roading chops. Otherwise, the LX is showing its age and probably isn’t the best choice for drivers who want a large luxury SUV and will rarely venture off paved roads. It …

Double Trouble: Users of Both Alcohol and Marijuana Take More Risks Behind the Wheel

As 4/20 approaches, AAA Survey Finds Users of Both Admit Dangerous Driving Behaviors PORTLAND, Ore., – People who use both alcohol and marijuana are some of the most dangerous drivers on the road – they are significantly more likely to speed, text, intentionally run red lights, and drive aggressively than those who don’t, according to …

We’re Here for You: Working from Home or In the Service Center

Whether our AAA Travel Agents are working from home, or in the AAA service centers, they remain ready to assist members with any travel needs. Much has changed this year. While we are continuing to navigate the ever changing COVID-19 landscape, we are slowly getting accustomed to how things may look for us for a …

AAA Travel 101: What’s in it for You?

Like most AAA members, it’s likely you joined the club for the benefits of roadside assistance. You’ll be pleasantly surprised to know that your AAA benefits extend far beyond the road… to literally anywhere in the world! Whether it’s a family vacation or cruise, a romantic getaway, or a business trip, our AAA Travel Professionals can get …

Fatal Crashes Involving Marijuana Climb After Legalization

Percentage of THC-positive drivers in fatal wrecks doubled after Washington State legalized recreational use BOISE – (January 30, 2020) – New research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety indicates that five years after Washington State legalized the recreational use of marijuana, the number of THC-positive drivers involved in fatal crashes is alarmingly high – …